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Quick-Fix Matzah Ideas

Although the Feast of Unleavened Bread is over, I thought I would share some great quick-fix recipes. You can eat unleavened bread during the year, and we love flatbreads, so here’s some recipes to add to your box! I don’t know about you, but we really love Matzah. Rachel has a great recipe she got […]

Hand Wash Non-Soap Recipe

We have tried to go all-natural, organic for the past 5 years or so, and now we are in Costa Rica, where food and other products are just different. Yes, there is American food and product, but not organic or natural-or not cheap, if it is! most of it, anyway. In our search to be […]

Making the Home: Storing Clothes

I’m sure most of you have been thoroughly enjoying this heat wave we’ve been having. I had the awesome realization last week that it was March and could possibly be the end of snow here for a long time! With the warmer weather you no longer have to stay cooped up in your house under […]

Making The Home: The Bathroom

The place we use the most in order to keep clean is probably one of the dirtiest rooms in our house…. the bathroom. We brush our teeth, comb our hair, bathe, and more, so how do you properly keep it as clean as it helps you to be? Cleaning the bathroom is one of my […]

Making The Home: Soggy Lettuce

Soggy lettuce is just icky. I can’t stand it and usually can’t eat it. However, even if your lettuce is a bit soggy or wilted there is a way to save it and crisp it up. We buy heads of lettuce and tear them up ourselves but this method should work for bagged lettuce too. […]